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- Mount Holyoke College is committed to increasing the diversity of its employees. We strongly encourage Black, Latinx and underrepresented candidates to apply for career opportunities at the College.

- Please contact the HR Talent Team at or at 413 538-2503 to schedule a time to discuss career opportunities, health and fringe benefits, and the Mount Holyoke College experience in more detail.


Current opportunities

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Assistant Professor of English South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in early U.S. literature. We seek applicants who work in the field of early U.S. literature, broadly defined and extending into the nineteenth century. Areas of particular interest include: Native American and Indigenous cultures; African American and Black diaspora frameworks; multiethnic and multilingual literatures; and hemispheric, transatlantic, and transpacific approaches. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in the study of literature as well as courses within their area of expertise. Applicants should have teaching experience and a Ph.D. in hand or anticipated by Fall 2024.
Cook South Hadley, MA
As a valuable team member, you will closely collaborate with the Chef Manager and/or Lead Cook, Production Manager, Assistant Director of Culinary Operations, and Dining Managers. Your paramount obligation is to prepare recipes with utmost consideration for safe food-handling practices. It is imperative that you strictly follow sanitation guidelines and proper receiving and storage procedures. Besides adhering to the department and Board of Health's (BOH) regulations, you must actively enforce them. Your meticulousness will guarantee a safe and healthy dining experience for all. Apply today!
Academic Department Coordinator I South Hadley, MA
The Computer Science department at Mount Holyoke College is currently seeking a highly dedicated and skilled individual to fill the full-time role of Academic Coordinator. As the coordinator, you will provide extensive support to our esteemed faculty, staff, and students, playing a crucial role in ensuring the department operates seamlessly and our scholars achieve academic excellence. If you possess the requisite qualifications and share our passion for education, we strongly encourage you to apply for this thrilling position.
Assistant Professor of Dance South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Department of Dance invites applicants for a tenure-track position to begin July 1, 2024. We seek an artist and scholar with expertise in dance practices not traditionally linked to western concert dance. Their practices will, by contrast or complement, augment the study of dance that reflects Eurocentric traditions and American street dance from an Africanist aesthetic - providing an additional perspective for understanding both. We seek a colleague who will bring multi-modal inquiry into the issues of our time, focusing on cultural context, inclusive pedagogy, and practice as research.
Front Desk Receptionist South Hadley, MA
The Willits-Hallowell Center at Mount Holyoke College is seeking to hire a Hotel Front Desk Receptionist for weekday second shift (3:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.) and possible weekend shifts. The position is benefitted and works approximately 32 hours per week.
Stable Assistant South Hadley, MA
The position entails tending to the horses residing at Mount Holyoke College's stables and ensuring that the facility and equipment are kept in good condition. Moreover, it entails fostering a congenial atmosphere for new students, boarders, potential students, and the community. The timetable for this job varies depending on the season.
Executive Chef South Hadley, MA
The role of the Executive Chef at the Willits-Hallowell Conference Center is of utmost importance, as they are responsible for meticulously planning, directing, and supervising all kitchen operations. Their primary focus is to oversee food production and ensure that the highest quality service and presentation is provided for both on-premise and off-premise catering. It is imperative that the Executive Chef maintains a keen eye for detail and is able to manage their team to achieve optimal results effectively.
Assistant Professor of Architectural History South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Department of Art History and Architectural Studies invites applications for a historian/theorist of modern and contemporary architecture and urbanism for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This individual will provide critical support to our vibrant, growing Architectural Studies program while also serving the larger Art History track in our department. The contract for this position will start July 1, 2024.
Assistant Director of Employer Engagement South Hadley, MA
The Career Development Center at Mount Holyoke College is committed to empowering students to achieve their career objectives with confidence and expertise. Our team offers valuable guidance on exploring interests, developing skills, and acquiring practical experience. We provide a wide range of services, including advising, resources, workshops, internships, and job opportunities. We also foster connections between students, professionals, employers, and alumni, which results in great networking opportunities. We are excited to announce that we are currently hiring a full-time Senior Associate Director of External Relations to oversee our alum and employer engagement efforts. The position is a 12-month term and will collaborate closely with our external relations team to ensure a comprehensive approach to managing these engagements. The Senior Associate Director of External Relations will be responsible for supervising this position.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in cultural anthropology with a specialization in medical anthropology. The position will begin in the Fall 2024 semester. We seek candidates engage with critical perspectives on human health, illness, and healing related to social equality, justice, and power. We especially welcome applicants who do ethnographically grounded work in regions not already covered by those in the department, including (but not limited to) sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and minority and Indigenous communities of the Americas.
Cook South Hadley, MA
As a respected member of our organization, your position as an employee entails working closely with either the Executive Chef or the Lead Cook, who will provide necessary guidance and direction as required. Your primary duty will be preparing various food items for breakfast, lunch, and brunch and catering for on-site and off-site events. Moreover, you may be requested to assist with other tasks that contribute to the smooth operation of our business. Apply today to join us!
Senior Designer Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
We are seeking an experienced and talented communications professional to join our strategic team as a Senior Designer. The ideal candidate should possess a creative mind and exceptional graphic design skills to provide creative support to the Office of Communications, campus partners, and Mount Holyoke College. This is a hybrid role that requires the candidate to be on-campus for at least two days a week. However, the AVP for Marketing & Communications may offer some level of flexibility with the schedule based on the type of work. We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic who is passionate about design and committed to delivering high-quality work. If you have the necessary skills and experience to excel in this role, we encourage you to apply.
Associate Director of Prospect Research & Management Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
We need an Associate Director of Prospect Research and Management to lead our development efforts and support our team. You'll be responsible for strategic insights, enhancing prospect management, and analyzing potential financial support sources. The ideal candidate has 6+ years of experience, including 2+ years in a supervisory role and the ability to work in a higher educational environment. You'll manage a team of two researchers identifying prospects and analyzing financial support.
Assistant Director, Public Affairs & Presidential Communications South Hadley, MA
The Assistant Director for Public Affairs and Presidential Communications plays a crucial role in our strategic communications team. This position is responsible for promoting the positive image and reputation of Mount Holyoke College and supporting the President in their capacity as a thought leader and expert on current issues. As a hybrid role, the candidate will be required to spend at least two days on campus each week. However, given the nature of the work, it is essential that the candidate is local to the College and able to attend in-person meetings when required.
Open Rank Professor of Computer Science South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Computer Science Department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at any rank, to begin July 1, 2024. We are searching broadly for candidates with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, a vibrant research program that can engage undergraduates, and a passion for working with a diverse population of students. Mount Holyoke's teaching load is 4 courses per year. We welcome applications in all specialties of computer science and related fields, and particularly in systems, theory and data science.
Drop-In Class Instructor South Hadley, MA
We are offering a great opportunity for a part-time professional staff position as a Drop-In Fitness Instructor. To succeed in this role, you should be flexible with your schedule, as it will require availability during nights, weekends, and some holidays to meet the needs of the recreation program. The Assistant Director of Recreation and Recreation Coordinator will supervise the Drop-In Fitness Instructor, who will be responsible for providing group fitness instruction, educating patrons on fitness and safety, and creating a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants. Currently, we are seeking qualified instructors in the following areas: Yoga, Pilates, Spin, High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Dance, and Kickboxing. Apply today!
Open Rank Professor of Mathematics and Statistics (Multiple Positions) South Hadley, MA
The Mount Holyoke College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for tenure-track faculty members from all fields of mathematics and statistics to begin in Fall 2024. These positions are open-rank, ideally with one at the assistant professor level and a senior hire at the associate or full professor level who is interested in mentorship and leadership in the department. One position is in statistics, while the others are open to mathematicians, statisticians, or data scientists. Qualifications include a doctorate in mathematics, statistics, or a related field, completed or anticipated by Fall 2024; a commitment to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment; and evidence of classroom effectiveness.
Accountant Hybrid - South Hadley, MA
Within the College, the Controller's Office is a well-established department with notable proficiency in managing various financial tasks effectively. These tasks include but are not limited to managing accounts payable, handling accounts receivable (excluding student accounts), cashiering, purchasing, purchasing cards, trusts, estates, gift and grant accounting, as well as tax and financial reporting. The Accountant is a highly valued team member and plays a crucial role in carrying out these essential accounting duties precisely and accurately. If this sounds like the role for you or someone you know, apply now!
Dining Services Manager South Hadley, MA
Are you interested in becoming part of a team of skilled and adaptable hospitality experts? Join our Dining Services team, where we provide students, faculty, and staff with an outstanding hospitality experience. Be a part of a workplace that values hard work, career advancement, and education.
Menu Coordinator South Hadley, MA
Have you ever considered joining a team of amazing hospitality experts? If yes, then consider joining Dining Services! We work hard to provide the best possible experience for students, faculty, and staff. Our values include dedication, development, and education, so you'll have plenty of opportunities to learn and grow while you work with us.

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